What are the benefits?
For the landowner: Allows private landowners
to submit project proposals directly to the Fish
and Wildlife Service and offers a low cost- share
ratio to assist landowners in...
Endangered species; Birds; Birds of prey; Captive breeding; Reintroduction; Raptors;
1976, (41 FR 187). Long recognized as a vanishing species (Cooper 1890, Koford 1953, Wilbur 1978), the California condor remains one ofthe world’s rarest and most imperiled vertebrate species. Despite intensive conservation...
Fish and Wildlife
Who can participate?
Any privately owned land is potentially
eligible for restoration. Most applicants are
individual landowners. For the purposes
of this program, “ privately owned” means
Environmental Defense, a nonprofit organization, was
the key in reaching out to Long and provided funding
for biologists to conduct population surveys for the
toad on his property. Long is helping Environmental
Defense and the Service promote...
About a decade ago the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources developed a programmatic Safe Harbor Agreement for the Red-cockaded Woodpecker (RCW), encouraging conservation on non-Federal lands through technical assistance, funding, and...
Abstract: Maritime forests dominated by broadleaved evergreen trees and shrubs occur in a discontinuous narrow band along the barrier islands and on the adjacent mainland from North Carolina to Florida. The flora and fauna of maritime forests...
Actions specified in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Strategic Plan build on the Service’s commitment to implement partnership driven, results oriented landscape conservation to address the unprecedented challenges posed by accelerating...
Advanced Conservation Genetics Webinar Series. Presented by Dr. Suresh A. Sethi, Regional Biometrician, USFWS Conservation Genetics Laboratory, Anchorage, AK. April 9, 2014.
Genetic mark recapture studies use individuals’ genotypes as...
Advanced Topics in Conservation Genetics Webinar Series. Presented by Dr. Gregory Moyer, Regional Geneticist for the USFWS’s Southeast Region.
The southeastern United States is a recognized hotspot of biodiversity for a variety of aquatic...